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The Ripple Effect of Literacy and Lifelong Learning

At Dartmouth Learning Network we love hearing from our past learners. Recently we had the opportunity to chat with Donna...
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Struggles in School Often Have Little To Do With Skill
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Struggles in School Often Have Little To Do With Skill

You might recognize Carson Fraser’s face; DLN and some of our partners in the literacy community shared it widely last...
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How Learning Changed My Life  – A Learner Success Story by Colette R.
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How Learning Changed My Life – A Learner Success Story by Colette R.

In September 2017, I returned to school after 26 years. I was very nervous at first, but I knew it...
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Stacy speaks about her DLN Experience
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Stacy speaks about her DLN Experience

Stacy Dehaney is not someone who would normally share her story in a community newspaper. She’s shy and private. But...
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Return to Learning – Marsha Bent-Roberts
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Return to Learning – Marsha Bent-Roberts

As a teenager, I dropped out of school to work in the tobacco field because my parents couldn’t afford to...
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A DLN Success Story – Kayla
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A DLN Success Story – Kayla

Why did you register with Dartmouth Learning Network? I was coming to a point in my life where I felt...
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Never missed a day of work or volunteering in 41 years
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Never missed a day of work or volunteering in 41 years

Remarkable man never missed a day of work or volunteering in 41 years receives INSPIRE Learning Award David Moir is...
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Tulips
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Tulips

As the month of April comes to a close I’m looking forward to the wonderful May weather. Walking home one...
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Tina Farrell Speaks About her DLN Experience

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Spring Stories

Spring hit Halifax on Monday. It was so nice some people had spring jackets on. Other people had shorts and...
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Do you believe in Ghost Spirits?

Hi, my name is Melessa, I was around sixteen years old when I had my son on June 28; it...
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February Fantasy

This cold month of February is for sure the time of year I'd rather be on holiday’s sun tanning with...
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I Know I Will Succeed in My Latest Learning Journey by Toney D.
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I Know I Will Succeed in My Latest Learning Journey by Toney D.

I started school in a culturally and racially distinct community. My reflections revealed a social and academic system rooted in...
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How Learning Has Made a Difference in My Life by Joanna LeBlonc

As a young girl I was very inquisitive and a little dare devil, destined to look for adventure. It took...
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I Want to Help People: Improving My Reading and Writing is the Best Way I Know How
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I Want to Help People: Improving My Reading and Writing is the Best Way I Know How

In October 2011, Terry Wilson of Dartmouth was introduced to the Dartmouth Learning Network. He had attended many programs throughout...
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Discovering I am Good at Math by Mary-Anne W

My name is Mary-Anne. I grew up in Cook's Brook. I went to Middle Musquodoboit Rural High until Grade 10....
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We’ll See What the Future Brings by Laura H
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We’ll See What the Future Brings by Laura H

Hello. My name is Laura H. I was born in Halifax. My childhood was good but we moved a lot...
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Keeping Up With My Daughter by Jessica B
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Keeping Up With My Daughter by Jessica B

I have lived in Dartmouth all my young life. My Family at the time moved to Cole Harbour from North...
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I am happy I started School by Elvida A
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I am happy I started School by Elvida A

I was born in St. Anthony, Newfoundland. I lived in a fishing village until I was six. Then my mom...
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Learning Has No Boundaries or Age Limits by Debbie D

Hi, my name is Debby D. I moved back home about four years ago from Calgary with my son. It...
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My Journey by Andy E
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My Journey by Andy E

From grade 1-4 I was a straight A student. I loved school and never caused any trouble. When grade 5...
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Upgrading My Forgotten Skills by Allison R

Here is a short journey of my life. I was born and raised in a small fishing community on the...
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Please Do Not Give Up If You are Determined to Succeed by Jeff C

In 2003 I went to Dartmouth Work Activity Society (also known as DWAS.). While I was attending there, I noticed...
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